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Why We Need Church in the Digital Age

Why We Need Church in the Digital Age

By Joel Houston

In our age of efficiency and distraction, church takes forever. But that’s exactly why we need it. Joel Houston, PhD, explains why Church should be slow, inefficient, and a little inconvenient—and in that way, completely irreplaceable.

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    4 Ways to Help our Kids Own Their Faith

    By Sid Koop

    How can we help our kids own their faith? And how can we stay the course when the road seems rocky? Sid Koop offers practical advice for parents of emerging adults.

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  • Keeping the Faith

    Why Christian higher education?

    By Michael Pawelke

    In a time when young adults are leaving the faith in overwhelming numbers, Christian education can make a difference in the lives of students—and in the Church.

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Bumbling Together Through the School of Prayer

By Blayne Banting

This advent season, read along as Blayne Banting shares about the discipline of crying for the kingdom in prayer.

Light

By Briercrest Staff

This advent season, follow along as Truitt Wiensz describes the wonder of light throughout Scripture and science.

3 Ways to Help Our Kids Into Adulthood

By Sid Koop

Will my kids ever reach adulthood? What can I do to help? Sid Koop tackles the questions parents ask with the help of recent Canadian research.

Get to know Joel Houston

By Briercrest Staff

Hear from Joel Houston: a Nipawin native, Briercrest alumnus, and theologian of technology.

Just camp things

By Briercrest Staff

Briercrest is connected with camps across Canada, many of which are staffed by our students and alumni. In preparation for the camp season, here's a list of the things we love that just scream "camp."

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My studies at Briercrest have convinced me of the necessity of joining the work of the academy to the life of the Church.
Stephanie Chase (Seminary)